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EndoCares Debuts in Peru

In August, the Endocrine Society launched its first global outreach campaign, EndoCares: Diabetes, in Lima, Peru. This two-day program — achieved through strategic partnerships with three local organizations: Sociedad Peruana de Endocrinologia, Asociacion de Diabetes del Peru, and Liga Peruana de Lucha Contra la Diabetes — included a session to educate healthcare providers on diabetes...
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Members in the News: Deanna Adkins Featured on NPR for Her Work with Transgender Teens

National Public Radio (NPR) yesterday featured Endocrine Society Deanna Adkins, MD, highlighting her work with transgender teens in the gender clinic she started at Duke University’s Children’s Hospital in Durham, N.C. The radio program lets us listen in as Adkins treats a fifteen-year-old transgender boy named Drew, who came to North Carolina with his mom from Jacksonville, Fla....
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Meet the 2017 Endocrine Society Laureate Award Winners

The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of the organization’s prestigious 2017 Laureate Awards. These professionals are responsible for research breakthroughs that lead to the cures of tomorrow and for providing the gold standard of care for patients with hundreds of conditions and diseases such as...
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From the Century of Endocrinology: 1959 – 1960: Radioimmunoassay Developed

Rosalyn Yalow (Society President, 1978-1979) and Solomon Berson (Society member) developed a technique that uses radioactive materials to investigate the human body for small amounts of substances. In 1959, Yalow and Berson perfected their measurement technique and named it radioimmunoassay (RIA). RIA is extremely sensitive. It can measure one trillionth of a gram of material...
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Members in the News: Lorincz & Harris Selected for CMS Committee

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Endocrine Society members Ronald Harris, MD, from Geisinger Health System and Ilona Lorincz, MD, from University of Pennsylvania Hospital to provide an endocrine perspective as they develop care episode and patient condition groups for use in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). These groupings will...
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Society Twitter Chat Draws Participants from US Senate, Advocacy Organizations

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and consumer advocacy groups such as Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families took part in the Society’s Twitter chat on endocrine-disrupting chemicals and personal care products Wednesday. The conversation was the Society’s largest Twitter chat to date. Moderated by member Jodi Flaws, PhD, and Society staff, the event hashtag was viewed more than...
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Society Launches Leadership Survey

To find out if leadership is an important issue to budding endocrinologists, as well as fellowship program directors, the Endocrine Society is co-sponsoring the Leadership Training Survey. The Society is working with Col Mark W. True, MD, USAF, Medical Corps of the San Antonio Military Medical Center, who is the lead author the Leadership Training...